Giving Back to the Verde this Month: Water Quality Community Scientists & Trash Pickups!

September brings a buzz of back-to-school energy, and with it new projects for river lovers! #PurdyVerde Trash Pickups: River lovers in the Verde Valley have noticed that many popular River Access Points and other frequented outdoor recreation spots have once again become overrun by trash. Plastic bottles, disposable masks, cigarette butts, discarded food containers, and […]

This water program has kept almost 10 million gallons in the Verde River. Here’s how

“Framed in the foyer of Page Springs Cellars is a plaque certifying that Cornville winemaker Eric Glomski helped keep nearly 1.4 million gallons of water in the Verde River last year.   Rainbow Acres, a Camp Verde-based residential community for adults with disabilities, was similarly recognized after working to preserve 1.2 million gallons on behalf of the river.   And a local […]

Nina Mason Pulliam trust donates nearly $600,000 to protect water supply in Verde River

“The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has donated nearly $600,000 for projects meant to help protect the flow of the Verde River, one of Arizona’s few waterways that flows year-round. The money will support four river projects through the non-profit groups Nature Conservancy and Friends of the Verde River. Some of the work has been ongoing, such as a […]

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